Average Hourly Rate for GameStop Corp. Employees

Grapevine, Texas-based GameStop Corp. hires for positions ranging from Assistant Store Manager to Retail Store Assistant Manager in the computer and computer software stores industry. GameStop Corp. offers employees an average of $11.16 per hour, and overtime earnings push that number up to $18.42. Your job title primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and your city are also reported as secondary influences on salary at GameStop Corp. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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GameStop Corp. typically pays:
below market
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Employer: GameStop Corp.
Hourly Rate Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
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[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
$9.44 - $12.73  
[-]Assistant Store Manager (18)
Hourly Rate$9.44 - $12.73  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (16)
$9.09 - $14.29  
[+]Retail Store Assistant Manager (16)
Hourly Rate$9.09 - $14.29  
[+]Retail Store Manager (5)
$11.18 - $23.24  
[+]Retail Store Manager (5)
Hourly Rate$11.18 - $23.24  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
$6.79 - $11.41  
[+]Sales Associate (5)
Hourly Rate$6.79 - $11.41  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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About This Company

Grapevine, Texas 76051


Computer and Computer Software Stores

Game Stop, gamestop, Gamestop, Inc.

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Bringing in the most money are Retail Store Managers — their earnings average approximately $17.65. Assistant Store Managers are a close second at $11.42 along with Retail Store Assistant Managers ($11.13) and Sales Associates ($7.98).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years tend to make about $11.23. The greater proportion of employees (69 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home around $10.96 per hour.


Median pay is highest in Long Beach ($15.50 per hour), followed by the company's headquarter city of Grapevine (approximately $15.10), Houston ($12.47), and Charlotte (around $10.53). Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at about $9.03) is West Des Moines. Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — $12.37 per hour on average.

Certifications and Degrees

GameStop Corp. compensates Bachelor's Degree-holders the most at approximately $10.81 per hour.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Team Leadership; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $11.85. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; a majority of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Retail, Sales, and Inventory Management.

Benefits and Perks

Unfortunately, a minority of employees — about one-half of workers — are presented with both paid vacation and sick leave. Over a third of workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for a majority of workers, and for a little over a half of workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a casual working environment, life insurance, flexible hours, and company store discount.

Key Stats for GameStop Corp.


28 %
72 %
Hourly Rate
$9 - $12
Hourly Rate
$8 - $14
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

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